Case Report

Detecting Benign Paroxysmal Position Vertigo in Patients in Nursing Homes: A Case Study Approach

Benign Paroxysmal Position Vertigo (BPPV) can be a debilitating undetected condition for older patients in nursing homes.

Published 11 Apr, 2019


Biosocial Importance of Increasing Life Expectancy

The socio-historical development is characterized by the continuous prolongation of the average life expectancy of the population.

Published 08 Apr, 2019

Research Article

Personal Narratives of Resilience in the Galilee during the British Mandate Period 1918-1948: Family and Ethnosystems Protective Factors

Forty qualitative interviews were collected from diverse older adults who lived or were born in the Galilee, prior to the establishment of the state of Israel and thereafter.

Published 14 Jan, 2019

Research Article

Short-Term Use of Assisted Living by the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

Assisted living (AL) facilities are increasing in popularity as a place for long-term residence among older adults who need some assistance with daily living. However, short-term use of AL is not common and the benefits unclear.

Published 14 Dec, 2018


Concept, Education and Information System for Integrated Holistic Care for the Elderly

Integrated holistic care presents a comprehensive model of translational medicine which aims to treat an individual patient as a whole [1].

Published 22 Aug, 2018

Review Article

Telemedicine in Elderly Patients: The Time of Maturity with Telemedicine 2.0! A Short Review with a Focus on the E-Care Project

The rising prevalence of chronic diseases, e.g. Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) combined with population aging now represents a very real problem for public health [1].

Published 03 Aug, 2018

Short Communication

Strategies Classification of the Clock-Drawing Test Construction

The aim of the study is to propose a new Clock Drawing Test scoring system that classifies planning and organizing strategies of clock drawing construction.

Published 02 Aug, 2018

Case Report

ComplexAre we under Diagnosing Cardiac Amyloidosis in the Aged Population?

Heart Failure is a common condition in the aged population with a multitude of underlying causes.

Published 25 Jul, 2018

Case Report

Complex Folie a Deux Related to Multiple Biopsychosocial Factors for an Elderly Patient and his Wife

The elderly frequently present to clinic with a complicated biopsychosocial picture requiring careful attention to each major contributing component of the triad.

Published 17 Jul, 2018

Review Article

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy: New Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) is a Parkinson-plus syndrome associated with a variety of different clinical presentations.

Published 05 Jul, 2018

Research Article

Coronary Artery Disease among Elderly Egyptian Patients: I. Socio-Demographic, Lifestyle, Psychosocial, Medical, and Biochemical Risk Factors

Background: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is a worldwide public health problem. Its prevalence rate is increasing all over the world including Egypt.

Published 28 May, 2018

Mini Review

Factors Associated with Cost Variations in Patients with Hip Fracture: Mini-Review

Introduction: Osteoporotic hip fractures are important health problems in geriatric patients.

Published 24 May, 2018

Research Article

Effectiveness of the “Kwido-Mementia” Computerized Cognitive Stimulation Programme in Older Adults

Despite the importance of cognitive stimulation to counteract the cognitive decline associated with age, there is contradictory evidence about the benefits of cognitive training programs that are carried out through new technologies, and little evidence about those programs conducted at home.

Published 22 May, 2018

Research Article

Evaluating the Efficacy of Levosimendan on Ageing Chronic Heart Failure Using Blood Levels of cTnT, IGF-1 and NT-proBNP

Objective: To study the changes in the levels of blood troponin T (cTnT), Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1), and the N-Terminal of the Prohormone Brain Natriuretic Peptide (NT-proBNP) to evaluate the efficacy and safety of levosimendan on chronic heart failure.

Published 29 Mar, 2018

Research Article

ANRIL in Chromosome 9p21 may be Contributing to Human Aging and Modulates Gene Expression in Vascular Endothelial Cells

The chromosome 9p21 region is the strongest susceptibility locus for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) and a hot-spot for multiple disease-associated polymorphisms.

Published 27 Mar, 2018

Research Article

Children’s Migration and Its Effect on Elderly People: A Study at Old Age Homes in Kathmandu

Introduction: Very little is known about elderly parent’s quality of life after their children’s out migration.

Published 09 Mar, 2018


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